Zoonotic Diseases of Birds and Exotic Pets
Dr Katherine Quesenberry
Dr. Katherine Quesenberry is the Chief Medical Officer and the Service Head of the Avian and Exotic Pet Service at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Quesenberry graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, in 1981, and completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the AMC, a residency in Wildlife and Zoological Medicine at the University of Florida, and a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health.
Dr. Quesenberry established the Avian and Exotic Pet Service at the Animal Medical Center in 1984 and has headed the service for more than 30 years. She has trained more than 15 residents and 7 specialty interns in avian and exotic pet medicine. Dr. Quesenberry was the Scientific Editor of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery for the Association of Avian Veterinarians for 24 years until 2019. She is the co-editor of Avian Medicine and Surgery and Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, which is now in its 4th edition. Dr. Quesenberry is also on the Editorial Board of the Merck Veterinary Manual.